Everybody is welcome to participate in our group exercise experience. Young or old. Fit or unfit. It’s all good. We set out to create a health club that’s different from all the rest. We love helping our members to be active. The welcome experience eliminates the worry of the unknown, our trainers will be on hand to show you all the equipment and technique that you need for the upcoming class. Any questions you may have they are on hand to answer and will ensure you get the most of your workout.
FITNESS CLASS BENEFITS
Cardio is the corner stone of your fitness. Without cardio you will never get fit. Your Cardio training provides a good foundation when it comes to exercise, offering benefits in weight control, endurance, and overall cardiovascular health. Unfortunately, as we age cardio exercises alone can’t help us preserve precious muscle mass. Muscle burns fat. Keep in mind that too much cardio can burn muscle tissue away thus affecting your fat burning metabolism. This is why it is important to get the balance right between cardio and weight training.
When you need to save time but want the best of both worlds. Combo classes will have both cardiovascular benefits as well as muscle toning qualities
Balance classes are excellent additional classes. Doing them however will not eliminate the need for doing cardio and strength classes. They will create beneficial support by forming stronger core, back and abdominal muscles, better posture and will help your body to function more efficiently and effectively. They can also be great in creating a mind & body connection teaching you to relax and distress. Balance sessions should be counted as additional classes in your routine.
While strength training with resistance is known to build muscle strength, it is also beneficial for improving range of motion, flexibility, posture, and tendon strength. In addition, it can reduce the risk for injuries like back problems. Remember these key phrases: ‘Muscle burns fat’ and ‘If you don’t use them you lose them! The more muscle you have the more fat your body burns 24 hours a day! How fast does one lose muscle tone then? Within 48 hours of inactivity and when you lose muscle your metabolism starts to slow down again.
So how can we prevent this muscle loss?
With 3 sessions a week (preferably every other day) Women who fear resembling the Hulk should immediately put that anxiety to rest. It just won’t happen, for a simple reason: hormones. The only way you will ever tone up is with weight bearing exercises.